72 results for “Environmental Systems Design”
CRE Midwest

Riding the wave: Legal issues in the apartment development boom

| Staff Writer

The boom in multifamily rental development rolled on unabated throughout 2013, and looks to continue into 2014 and beyond. The growth of this sector has resulted from a perfect storm of economic and demographic factors: continued high unemployment and tight mortgage policies have made home ownership inaccessible for many, while a growing nu…

CRE Midwest

Rabine Group holds ribbon cutting, grand opening celebration

| Staff Writer

A ribbon cutting ceremony and grand opening celebration were held July 25 to mark the completion of the Rabine Group’s new 18,000-square-foot LEED certified national corporate headquarters along with paving and roofing design centers located at 900 National Parkway in Schaumburg.

Industrial Midwest

Have we reached a tipping point for solar powered buildings?

| Staff Writer

Due to advances in technology and improved manufacturing, the cost of solar technology, specifically solar photovoltaic panels, has declined dramatically over the last few years. Coupled with available funding from federal, state and local utility company incentives, many industry experts believe we will see a growth in solar power for ind…

CRE Midwest

Leopardo project awarded LEED Platinum

| Staff Writer

The eco-office of the Environmental Law & Policy Center (ELPC), built by Leopardo during the summer of 2010, was recently awarded LEED Platinum certification by the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC).

CRE Midwest

Kane County businesses look to 2040

| Staff Writer

JCF Real Estate’s Paul Robertson and Steve Chrastka recently spoke with CMAP’s Executive Director Randy Blankenhorn regarding how Kane County and its communities can benefit from implementation of the GO TO 2040 plan.